Chinese Savory Steamed Egg Custard

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Serves: 4


  • Egg custard
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 ml stock (or water)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (omit if the stock is salty)
  • Serve with
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 scallion, thinly sliced
  • Some other topping ideas
  • pork floss
  • roughly chopped century egg
  • Chinese meat sauce


  1. Prepare a steamer over medium heat.
  2. Whisk together egg, stock (or water), and salt. Strain this mixture into a bowl, and cover with aluminum foil. Steam for 20 minutes.
  3. Serve the egg custard piping hot with sesame oil, soy sauce, and thinly sliced scallion.

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